- ancient character or style.
- ancient times.
- ancient lineage.
- old people.
Words nearby ancientry
How to use ancientry in a sentence
If in a country town we find an Inn called New, it is a sure sign of ancientry.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
I must tell you of a curious little bit of ancientry which I saw at Heaton, which greatly delighted me—a "rush-bearing."Records of a Girlhood|Frances Ann Kemble
All looks ancientry itself; but, in fact, this cutting off of the Dyke is quite a modern affair, not yet even two centuries old.Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely|Rev. Edward Conybeare.
"Mornin', miss—mornin'," he answered in the high, cracked voice of rural ancientry.The Shuttle|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Ancientry preserves its unbroken descent outside the church.The Spell of Scotland|Keith Clark